The Silence of the River

Juan, a 9 year-old Peruvian boy, lives with his silent dad in a floating house on the breathtaking Amazon River. This idyllic background sets an allegorical journey into the rainforest jungle, where nature, gender, truth and all things begin to reveal the identity of his dad.


Director Bio

Francesca Canepa is a peruvian filmmaker. She studied Cinema at the University from Montpellier and she holds a Master degree in Cinematography from the ESCAC, the Cinema School from Catalunya. She's a director who strives to tell stories with a socially conscious message.

Info

  • Directed by:Francesca Canepa
  • Written by:Francesca Canepa
  • Produced by:Jimena Hospina
  • Runtime:14 mins
  • Completion Date:January 1, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Peru
  • Country of Filming:Peru
  • Language:Spanish
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 3
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 5th Bridgeways Ballymahon 11am - 12pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 6th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Website

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Still Voices 2021 Programme Announced

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  • 22 September, 2021

Acclaimed Director Terence Davies to attend Still Voices Film Festival 2021.

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